Depression Raises Risk of IBD, but Antidepressants May Have Protective Effect, Study Finds

Depression Raises Risk of IBD, but Antidepressants May Have Protective Effect, Study Finds
People diagnosed with depression have a higher risk of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, but taking antidepressants may protect against the development of these inflammatory bowel diseases, a British study reports. The study, “Depression increases the risk of inflammatory bowel disease, which may be mitigated by the use of antidepressants in the treatment of depression,” was published in the journal Gut. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) encompasses a group of
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